change orientation on just one card

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Thu Jun 13 12:04:58 EDT 2013


Maybe PASS in such handlers is a good habit.  I'm not sure.

Dar


On Jun 13, 2013, at 9:04 AM, Thomas McGrath III wrote:

> FYI, I had a library interrupting the preOpenCard handler and so was not getting the expected results that I needed. It is fixed now and this works as expected for me.
> 
> John, I have my set allowed in the preOpen card and it works on iOS. Which one is needed for Android???
> 
> Thanks to everyone for the sanity check.
> 
> -- Tom McGrath III
> http://lazyriver.on-rev.com
> mcgrath3 at mac.com
> 
> On Jun 12, 2013, at 8:26 AM, John Dixon <dixonja at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> No that is not the case... setting the setAllowedOrientations to a new configuration is sufficient... I have an example where viewing a map on a card in landscape... tapping the callout... the card rotates automatically to portrait when displaying the info on another card... all that has been done is to drop landscape from the allowed orientations...
>> 
>>> Subject: Re: change orientation on just one card
>>> From: mcgrath3 at mac.com
>>> Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 08:17:43 -0400
>>> To: use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
>>> 
>>> Apparently it seems that the mobileUnlockOrientation is needed to allow a card to auto rotate to the desired new set of orientations allowed (even though there was no mobileLockOrientation set before).
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -- Tom McGrath III
>>> http://lazyriver.on-rev.com
>>> mcgrath3 at mac.com
>>> 
>>> On Jun 12, 2013, at 5:54 AM, Pierre Sahores <sc at sahores-conseil.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Works fine here (LC 5.5.5) in using the following code to open a substack in landscape mode and return to portrait mode as soon as the app closes it and goes back to the main stack :
>>>> 
>>>> 1.- In the substack stack's script :
>>>> 
>>>>> on preopenStack
>>>>> if the environment is not "mobile" 
>>>>> then exit preopenStack
>>>>> else if "playerA" is in the short name of this stack
>>>>> then mobileSetAllowedOrientations "portrait,landscape left,landscape right"
>>>>> end preopenStack
>>>> 
>>>> 2.- In the substack card's script :
>>>> 
>>>>> on preopencard
>>>>> mobileUnlockOrientation
>>>>> mobileSetAllowedOrientations "portrait,landscape left,landscape right"
>>>>> end preopencard
>>>>> 
>>>>> on closeCard
>>>>> mobileSetAllowedOrientations "portrait"
>>>>> end closeCard
>>>> 
>>>> 3.- In the mainstack stack's script : nothing
>>>> 
>>>> 4.- In the mainstack card's script : nothing
>>>> 
>>>> Both preopenStack and preopenCard are needed to get the mobileSetAllowedOrientations message being efficiently catched on both iOS and Android platforms.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Le 12 juin 2013 à 05:17, Scott Rossi a écrit :
>>>> 
>>>>> Seems to work here in LC 5.5.3 (what I have handy).
>>>>> 
>>>>> Not sure if anything has changed in later versions.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Scott Rossi
>>>>> Creative Director
>>>>> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 6/11/13 6:40 PM, "Thomas McGrath III" <mcgrath3 at mac.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Has anyone been successful in having just one card in an app be
>>>>>> restricted to just landscape. I have an app that is supported for all
>>>>>> orientations but for one card I want to restrict the allowed orientations
>>>>>> to just landscape.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I tried this on the card I want to restrict but with no luck:
>>>>>> on preopencard
>>>>>> if the environment is "mobile" then
>>>>>>      mobileSetAllowedOrientations "landscape left,landscape right"
>>>>>> end if
>>>>>> end preopencard
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Is there a way to set the orientation when opening a card. I can't seem
>>>>>> to discover any.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Tom
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> -- Tom McGrath III
>>>>>> http://lazyriver.on-rev.com
>>>>>> mcgrath3 at mac.com
>>>>>> 
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